Carrie Presbury BSc (Hons), PG Dip, PG Cert, Reg. MBACP

Carrie Presbury BSc (Hons), PG Dip, PG Cert, Reg. MBACP

4a Nelson Road
SE10 9JB

07758 097751

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4a Nelson Road
SE10 9JB

07758 097751

About me


There are times when life can be difficult and we may experience events that feel out of our control.  I aim to offer a safe, confidential and compassionate space where together we can work through your problems and issues at a pace and depth that suits you.  I believe that every unique person has the potential to live more fully and I can support you to find the inner resources to heal yourself and promote growth and lasting change.

I am a cognitive behavioural psychotherapist and humanistic counsellor and I can work in a variety of ways depending on what you bring and how you want to work.   I am happy to answer any questions you may have and please feel free to ring me for a chat, or if you prefer I will answer text or email queries.

I work from the core values of honesty, respect, trust, acceptance and commitment to client well-being.

Since 2009 I have worked with a diverse range of people on a broad variety of issues including depression, anxiety, panic and agoraphobia, phobias, stress, loss, insomnia, bullying and low self-esteem.

I have particular experience working with anxiety, addiction, life transitions, low mood, confidence and self-acceptance, and those struggling with gender identity issues.  I work with adults, young people and older people coping with changes in their life.

I have a special interest in working with personal development and as such I have worked as a personal development facilitator on a counsellor training degree programme.

I work from a discreet, peaceful, bright room a few minutes walk from Greenwich mainline station, DLR and major bus routes.

Training, qualifications & experience

As my core professional training I hold:

  • A first class honours degree in counselling and psychotherapy with CBT being my specialised route
  • A post-graduate certificate in Evidence-Based Psychotherapy (Merit)
  • A post-graduate diploma in Psychotherapy Studies (Merit)

On-going professional development:

  • I have advanced training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • I hold a practitioner certificate in Person-Centred Art Therapy Skills

I have additional training in:

  • Compassion Focused Therapy
  • teaching clients to use mindfulness skills
  • treating chronic pain with CBT
  • working with veterans
  • building client’s self-esteem
  • stress management

I am a registered member of the BACP
I hold an enhanced DBS certificate (2015)

I have facilitated the personal development of students on a counselling training programme and taught counselling skills and theory.  I have experience of working in various mental health settings including the National Health Service, drug agencies, universities, care homes and the third sector.  I have delivered psycho-educational workshops on a range of common mental health conditions.

I now focus on my private practice.

I have conducted research into the long-term effects of bullying and issues around self-esteem.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership


£55.00 per hour


I believe that your financial circumstances should not preclude your right to choose private therapy, as such I am able to offer some low cost appointments for those in financial difficulty.

Cancellations or missed sessions will incur a normal session charge unless 24 hours notice is given.

Further information

I am a member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists. I am a member of their accredited Voluntary Register for Counsellors and Psychotherapists; as such I adhere to their ethical framework. I am currently in the process of applying for individual accreditation.

I have an interest in contextual behavioural science and as such am a professional member of the Association for Contextual Behavioural Science.

Please note To access my room there are 3 flights of stairs

Maps & Directions

London, SE10 9JB

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: No


I see private clients on Wednesdays and Thursdays and Saturday afternoon by appointment.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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